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Wahaca Covent Garden

66 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG, England
+44 20 7240 1883
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (136 reviews)
“guacamole” (117 reviews)
“churros” (79 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
66 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG, England
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1 - 10 of 1,618 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Helpful staff. Catered amazingly for my vegan friend! Wouldn't hesitate to go there again. Great choices of food and original ideas.

Thank Bev C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wahaca as a chain is great- I've also been to the South Bank and Wardour Street locations, both of which were excellent. I decided to review this location because of how impressed I was by the quality of service. We were seated in less than...More

Thank rachel_moran1006
Reviewed 6 days ago

I normally avoid Mexican restaurants because of the theme heavy focus at the expense of the food. My friends have been going to Wahaca for many years so I could not resist the invitation. The service was astonishingly fast with drinks arriving while the waitress...More

Thank Bontempi2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I order the Pork Pibil burrito which was marked as a "classic" and it was executed perfectly - really nice flavours in a good sized burrito. The burrito itself was a nice level of spice and you have the option of adding the chilli sauces...More

Thank Dominic V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I just spent Saturday evening here and we were really impressed. The vibe is fun and the food is good and reasonably priced. We went with the option to order several small plates (mostly priced between £4-5) and shared, which was a...More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frozen food reheated.... crap avoid my chicken enchilada was frozen reheated food. So was my salsa tortilla. Service was good though

Thank BHARATH NITHIN N
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi.. I'm very sorry to hear you had a problem with your visit, we normally get it right 99% of times. Would you please contact me at ed@wahaca.co.uk to discuss this further? Best Regards; Ed

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Mexican food! Not the run of the mill Mexican either - a little different, in a great way! The quesadillas were light and refreshing, the jalapeno vodka and spicy beer a great twist. Great decor and atmosphere. The staff seemed a bit rushed but...More

Thank Deepa S
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a such nice review! I'm glad you had a lovely time. Please contact me at ed@wahaca.co.uk next time you are around!! Have a great day! Ed

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent.... the food was wonderful and fairly priced, a vibrant atmosphere and the staff were welcoming and attentive, the children's menu comes with a colouring sheet. We will definitely be visiting again

Thank Historyheiress
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a such nice review! I'm glad you had a lovely time. Please contact me at ed@wahaca.co.uk next time you are around!! Have a great day! Ed

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This may Not be the most authentic Mexican you have ever had but for London it is awesome! I am just glad that we finally have decent tacos!

Thank Debbie B
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a such nice review! I'm glad you had a lovely time. Please contact me at ed@wahaca.co.uk next time you are around!! Have a great day! Best Regards!! Ed

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the Mexican feast for 2 and it was excellent. Tasty and a little bit different. Coconut flan for pudding was also very good.

Thank robertson73
WahacaCoventGarden, General Manager at Wahaca Covent Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for a such nice review! I'm glad you had a lovely time. Please contact me at ed@wahaca.co.uk next time you are around!! Have a great day! Best Regards!! Ed

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Questions & Answers
Soumya A
18 May 2017|
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Response from Dorlcote | Reviewed this property |
Yes lots of vegetarian options . My daughter's friend a vegetarian and she loves it !
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lynda v
15 April 2017|
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Response from EmilyWahaca | Property representative |
Hi Lynda - definitely! You can see our gluten advice menu on our website, and our team can advise on lactose on the day. Often this just requires removing a cheese or crema garnish. Hope we'll see you soon.
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Ang B
30 March 2017|
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Response from johngfry55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes just ring them to make a booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 1883
  • E-mail
Description
The original and still the best! As popular now as the day it opened, Wahaca Covent Garden collides the heat of the Mexican market with all the coolness of London's trendy West End, in an explosion of colour, texture and noise. Enjoy the funky music and lively surroundings in the bar while you wait to be seated.
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